Coin Denominations

Coin Denominations: Unity Details

As [AE] : This denomination, meaning ’unity’, was a standard unit in Roman coinages initially. It was first struck c.280 BC. From the beginning of the Empire it was struck in pure copper, making it look yellowish, but by the end of th

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Coin Denominations: Overview

It is not very difficult to get a grasp on the various common denominations used in the Roman Empire. Different periods used different coins, which can be distinguished by their sizes or appearance, as discussed below. The main metals, just

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